Gravitational Force and Orbits

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Title Gravitational Force and Orbits
Description Using both the Gravity and Orbits and Gravity Force Lab: Basics, students are guided through the mathematical relationship of the Law of Universal Gravitation. They explore and explain how changes to the mass and distance between the masses affects the magnitude and direction of gravitational force.
Subject Astronomy, Earth Science, Physics
Level High School, Undergrad - Intro
Type Guided Activity, Lab, Remote Learning
Duration 60 minutes
Answers Included No
Language English
Keywords gravitational force, orbits, universal gravitation
Simulation(s) Gravity and Orbits (HTML5), Gravity Force Lab: Basics (HTML5)

Author(s) Meg Tredinnick
School / Organization Sacred Heart Academy
Date submitted 4/17/20
Date updated 4/17/20